All Power Leads To Corruption In Macbeth

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“All Power Leads to Corruption” True or False?
In William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth power is something that is handed off quite a bit, and leads to conflict but is it the power that generates the conflict or is it the people. First, the former Thane of Cawdor’s power is passed to Macbeth then kingship from Duncan to Macbeth then finally from Macbeth to Malcolm. Having great power is like being the pilot of a commercial air plane. It can be very exciting to be the pilot, but if the pilot doesn’t know how to control the air plane then it can end in disaster for both the pilot and the people in the air plane. The power that is given to Macbeth by the Weird Sisters drives him to crave the power that the king holds as it was promised to him by
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He was also a noble warrior that helped win battles against villains and traitors.
Act I Scene II
CAPTAIN
…The merciless Macdonwald is worthy to be a rebel; and for that reason, countless villains from all over the world swarm around him like insects. He’s aided by kern and galloglasses from the Hebrides, and Fortune… But all was in vain, for brave Macbeth (he deserves that name well) scorned Fortune with his swinging sword, which steamed with the blood of the slain. Like valor’s favorite, he slashed his way until he faced the villain. Without bothering to shake hands with him, or to say farewell, he ripped him open from his navel to his jaws and stuck his head on our battlements.
This text from Act I Scene II is an example of how well Macbeth served his country before he was told he would be Thane of Cawdor then king by the Weird Sisters in Act I Scene III. This great loyalty Macbeth had for his king and country was soon corrupted by greed that clouded his mind with power.
In the case of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth power did corrupt them because they craved the power the Weird sisters said they would have.
Act I Scene III page 290
MACBETH
Speak, if you can. Who are you?
FIRST
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